Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Manitowoc Symphony Orchestra (MSO): Celebrate MSO's 67th season with music director Wayne Wildman and "A Song for Every Season". With season tickets, you receive one ticket to each show of the season: October 14, 2017 - Songs of Our Nation; November 18, 2017 - Songs of Harvest & Holidays; February 10, 2018 - Songs of Love; and April 21, 2018 - A Song of Creation. Season tickets go on sale June 1. Learn more at www.manitowocsymphony.org/season-tickets .
The Chamber of Manitowoc County is pleased to offer the amazing opportunity to send four area high school students to attend the week-long Business World 2017. Business World 2017 is held at two separate times and locations in June: June 21-24 at St. Norbert College, DePere; and June 28-July 1 at Edgewood College, Madison. Download the application here and submit by Friday, May 12. Applications can be dropped off at or mailed to The Chamber of Manitowoc County, 1515 Memorial Dr., Manitowoc, or emailed to info@chambermanitowoccounty.org . Learn more about Business World here .
Novoprint USA, Inc.: Chamber Members: Reserve your space now for The Chamber of Manitowoc County's 2017-2019 Membership Resource Directory. This full-color, multimedia publication will include a community guide with editorial sections (new this year!) and an eBook version with the ads linking to the advertiser's website. To get in on this fantastic advertising opportunity, please contact Suzanne or David at (850) 305-3142 or Suzanne.lunner@novoprint.com to schedule a time to meet. This year the directory will be a new larger size!
The Crossing of Manitowoc County welcomes members and the public to a ribbon cutting and open house for our new Crossing HOME on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at 12:00pm. Our Home is located at 419 Park St., Manitowoc. Refreshments will be offered. Our HOME provides transitional housing for pregnant women and women with small children who are struggling, but motivated toward success. Programming will help women move out of poverty and become assets to our community. For more information, call us at (920) 973.4357.
Brian's Smokehouse & BBQ: Brian's is the place to go if you are looking to try some authentic southern BBQ! Our menu is continually adding your favorites. With Graduation/Memorial Day celebrations coming soon, save yourself some time and have Brian's cater your meats/sides for you. Call Brian's at (920) 374-4185 He is willing to work with you to create a catering package to fit your needs. Don't forget we have homemade jerky and BBQ sauces - pick up some of your favorite items! Gift certificates, t-shirts and hats are also available.
L'BRI Pure n' Natural; Emily Howe Manager: When you have a qualified L'BRI book party/show in May, you will be treated to our "Get Ready for Summer" gift set. Set includes Aloe Vera to help with those sunburns, Oil-Free Moisturizer with SPF22 to protect your skin from those harmful sunrays and the Vitamin E Stick + SPF to keep your lips soft and protected. Your skin will thank you for years to come. Contact Emily Howe Manager for more information at (920) 242-3110, email mlehowe@yahoo.com or order directly from www.mlehowe.lbri.com .
CNC Links will be offering Mexican food and drink specials for Cinco de Mayo starting Thursday, May 3, including a Mexican beer tap takeover! The Golf Course is now open; time to start thinking about leagues, golf memberships, lessons and punch cards! Call Laura at (920) 323-3760 for more information! Mother's Day is a few weeks away and we will be serving a brunch from 10:00am-2:00pm. Treat Mom to a nice meal out and we'll take care of the dishes for you! Call NOW to make your reservation!
Bank First National: Protect your identity - shred sensitive information! Bank First National is partnering with ARMS for a community shred event to benefit local food pantries. This Shred Event will take place on Saturday, April 29, 9:00am-12:00pm, at Bank First National, 402 N. 8th St., Manitowoc. Customers are encouraged to bring bags of documents to be shredded onsite in one of ARMS' mobile document destruction vehicles. There is a limit of five bags per vehicle. Donations will benefit local food pantries.
Treehouse Theater proudly presents their spring musical, Disney's Beauty & the Beast Jr.,on April 27-30. Five performances will be held at the University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc Theatre. Tickets are $12 for ages 4+ and available for purchase at the door. Show times are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 6:30pm as well as Saturday and Sunday at 2:00pm. Further information is available online at www.treehousetheater.com . Please call Karen at (920) 242-6842 with questions.
Mike Howe Builders, Inc.: Spring/summer is in the air, and we are ready to help you with your home remodel or new home builds. Mike Howe Builders takes great pride in working with each of our customers to help them make their home dreams a reality. Mike Howe Builders will guide you in finding the right products and materials to help you stay on budget. Call Mike at Mike Howe Builders at (920) 242-3111 or email mhowebuilders@yahoo.com to schedule a time to discuss your options.
PINK HEALS Manitowoc County WI: Do you know someone who is currently battling cancer and needs emotional or financial support? Look to PINK HEALS to assist. Our Direct Care Assistance (DCA) program provides financial support to women, men and children who are currently battling cancer. For more information on our DCA program, please click here . Don't forget about our monthly support group as well. For a list of dates, times and topics, please click here . PINK HEALS is a nonprofit group made up of all volunteers that assists women, men and children battling cancer in Manitowoc County.
Bellin Health Family Medical Center Manitowoc is pleased to announce Dr. Ernesto Brauer has begun seeing pulmonary and sleep patients at their Manitowoc clinic site. He is board certified in pulmonary, sleep and critical care medicine. He is always learning and pushing to provide the most modern treatments and minimally invasive approaches in treating any breathing issue. However, Dr. Brauer believes real success happens only after he has earned your trust. Sincere connections make all the difference. He will be there the second Wednesday of every month. Please call (920) 433-7451 to make an appointment.
Rahr-West Art Museum : Join us at the Rahr-West Art Museum on Thursday, May 18, 1:00pm, for The Art of Conversation featuring Jill Chadek. Learn how felting has inspired Jill to express her passion for color, pattern and texture as she discusses her process of transforming dampened clumps of wool fibers into cloth. Reception to follow. Free and open to the public. Visit www.rahrwestartmuseum.org or call (920) 686-3090 for more details.
Lakeshore Humane Society: You are invited to participate in Lakeshore Humane Society events:  Saturday, May 6 - 5k Run for Shelter at 9:00am; Monday, June 26 - Putting for Pets golf outing at 11:00am at The Golf Course At Branch River (non-golfers attend the dinner at 4:30pm). More events to come this summer: June - Stuff a Van at Festival Foods; August - Pup Crawl and Stuff a Van at Fox's Piggly Wiggly - Manitowoc; and September 23 - Walk for Kindness. Learn more about these events at www.lakeshorehumane.org .
Love Your Skin Aesthetics, LLC: Mum's the word! Surprise mom for Mother's Day with the gift of healthy skin! Now until May 12, pick up a gift certificate for that special mother or "like-a-mother". Purchase a $75 gift certificate for ONLY $60. Love Your Skin Aesthetics features Dermalogica skin care products and Cirepil Wax. Call or text Nichol Kahlenberg at (920) 323-1059. Located at 3322 Menasha Ave., Manitowoc.
Manitowoc Jaycees: We are in need of a small dump truck and heavy duty trailers to load with sand for our Annual Sandbox Fill. Please call Kylee at (920) 242-5577 if you would be willing to donate your small dump truck or heavy duty trailer for the day of our event. The sand box fill will be held on Saturday, May 20, from 8:00am-5:00pm, rain or shine!
Time Out Sports Bar & Grill: Join us Wednesday, April 26, for the biggest Administrative Professionals Day Party on the Lakeshore! Live music with Riley Haupt. Double Bubble 4:00-6:00pm (rail mixers, domestic tap beer and wine). FREE appetizers. Thousands of dollars in prizes. Plus, the first 250 attendees will have the chance to win $5,000 cash from the Shoreline Credit Union cash vault.
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay: "Supervisory Leadership 101" is offered through the UW-Green Bay's Business Solutions' 2016-2017 Supervisory Leadership Certificate program as professional development, scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, May 2-3, 2017, from 8:30am to 3:30pm at the Advance Business & Manufacturing Center, 2701 Larsen Rd., Green Bay. For more information on registration, visit our website at www.uwgb.edu/sbdc , email Diane Welhouse at sbdc@uwgb.edu , or call (920) 496-2117.
Manitowoc Public Library (MPL): Spring has sprung and art is in bloom at Manitowoc Public Library! Join Manitowoc Public School District (MPSD) parents, students and teachers in the Balkansky Community Room on MPL's 2nd Floor Mezzanine on Wednesday, April 26, between 4:30pm and 6:00pm for an early evening of artwork around the library. Refreshments will be served at the Opening Reception. Artwork from students of MPSD will remain on display at MPL through May 23. Admission is FREE!
Cellcom is highlighting three apps this month! 1) Instant - Quantified Self allows you to automatically keep track of time spent on your phone, apps, fitness, sleep and travel time; 2) With the SmartNews app, analyze millions of articles every day to discover and deliver top-trending stores influencing the world; and 3) Looking for an app to help share important information with your family? Try FamilyWall! This app allows you to share all that matters privately and securely with your family.
Doneff Companies: Looking to downsize? Selling your house and looking for a new home? Custer Village apartments are located near restaurants, shopping, and many other commercial amenities. Each apartment features in-unit laundry with large windows and spacious floor plans. Visit us at www.doneff.com/city/manitowoc , or give Debbie a call at (920) 901-RENT.
David's House of Travel: Disney's most popular special is back - the FREE Dining Plan! You can get the FREE Dining Plan when you purchase a non-discounted 5-night/6-day package that includes a room at a select Walt Disney World Resort hotel and ticket with the Park Hopper or Park Hopper Plus Option. Offer is valid for select dates August-December when you book between now and July 7! Give Linda or Alyssa a call in our office at (920) 684-6117 to plan your next MAGICAL vacation!
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manitowoc County: Let's make it 20! That's right, Golf Fore Kids benefiting Big Brothers Big Sisters of Manitowoc County has been successful in raising funds and awareness to support the vision that all children achieve success in life for the past 19 years. So, let's continue that success with the 20th annual Golf Fore Kids on August 8 at Fox Hills Resort. Sponsorship and golfer information is available by visiting www.bbbsmantycounty.org or calling (920) 684-7445. We hope to hear from you soon!
BMO Harris Bank N.A. invites you to the "Your Own Home" Event on Monday, May 8, 5:30-7:30pm, Fox Hills Resort, Mishicot. Learn important information about the home buying and selling process. Enjoy free refreshments and meet with industry professionals (realtors, appraisers, title agents, inspectors, experienced BMO Harris lenders). This event is FREE and open to the public. RSVP by emailing mellisa.coronado@bmo.com .
Vagabond Visual Concepts: Erin LaBonte in the house April 21 through May 28. The exhibit is titled "Tuesday, November 8". Join us for the opening reception Friday, April 28, 6:00-8:00pm, Vagabond Creative Studio and Gallery at Artist Lofts, 2402 Franklin St., Manitowoc. www.vagabondvisual.com
UW-Manitowoc Lakeshore Wind Ensemble: Saturday, May 6, 7:30pm, the Lakeshore Wind Ensemble will present Music from France & Revolution at the Capitol Civic Centre. This is the final concert For the Love of Music, which ends our 33rd season. The evening will feature Emily Koslowski, Broadway singer and Manitowoc native, singing selections from Les Miserables; Karen Leigh-Post, mezzo-soprano, singing from Carmen; the French National Defile March; Grande Symphonie Fune`bre et Triomphale and other popular music from that period. For more information visit www.cccshows.org , www.LakeshoreWindEnsemble.org , or call (920) 683-2184.
River Woods Place: Chili Cook Off 2017! Do you have what it takes to be crowned "Chili Master?" Join us on Wednesday, April 26, at 6:30pm, to enter your chili or to be an official "Taste Tester." Winner will be judged by staff, residents, and guests and receive a Festival Foods gift card. Come get a taste of what it's like to dine in our beautiful dining room that overlooks the woods and wildlife. Please RSVP to Miranda at (920) 684-3996 for entry details or to attend the chili cook off. River Woods Place is located at 950 S. Rapids Rd., Manitowoc. www.enlivant.com 

Jim Reif Builders, Inc.: Beginning your custom home building process can be quite overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be when you use the right tools. Houzz.com is a fantastic site dedicated to anything and everything house related. You can find tons of photos, ideas and articles to help you gain insight into your own style, communicate your needs to your builder, and stay organized with the many decisions to be made while building your custom home. Find Jim Reif Builders on Houzz and share your idea book with us. While you're there check out the projects we've done, and when you're ready to discuss your ideas give us a call at (920) 684-6899!
energybank 's newest LED lighting platform, ThinLineĀ®, won the prestigious Silver Award in the Lighting category at the 29th Annual Plant Engineering Awards ceremony held April 3 in Chicago. Made in the USA, the ThinLineĀ® family of LED has patent-pending elements developed in-house by the energybank team. "energybank and its groundbreaking products truly represent the best in American innovation," said energybank founder and CEO, Neal Verfuerth. "This is the second award from Plant Engineering for energybank and validates what we mean by LED Done Right." ThinLineĀ® combines a sleek, modern form factor with LED technology that delivers maximum footcandles per watt consumed. www.energybankinc.com
The Golden Flame Family Restaurant: Specials of the Week: Tuesday - Spare Ribs; Wednesday - Beef Stew; Thursday - Baked Short Ribs with Chef's Sauce; Friday - Lake Perch; Saturday - Chicken Primavera; Sunday - Broasted Chicken. Also choose between two soup specials each day. Serving breakfast 24 hours. Open M-T-W 5:00am-8:00pm; Th-F-S 24 hours; Sunday close at 8:00pm.
Manitowoc Public School District: Summer is FINALLY on the horizon and the Manitowoc Public School District's Summer School Program is accepting registrations. The course offerings booklet is available at www.manitowocpublicschools.org/services/summer_school . Please mail or drop off your registration at Madison Elementary, 701 North 4th St., Manitowoc. Please call (920) 663-9891 with questions.
University of Wisconsin-Manitowoc: The community is invited to an Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium, 9:00am-1:00pm on Tuesday, May 2. UW-Manitowoc students will present posters, oral presentations and artwork. This year's event also includes posters from high school students from Valders, who collaborated with their teachers and UW-Manitowoc faculty on their research. For more information, contact Jessica Van Slooten at jessica.vanslooten@uwc.edu .

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